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Principal Investigators:

Alfredo R. Huete, University of Arizona (US-PI)
Yosio Edemir Shimabukuro, INPE - Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (SA-PI)

 

Abstract 1998:  Validation and Evaluation of MODIS Data Products in the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) (View)

 
Resumo 1998:  Validação e Avaliação de Produtos e Dados MODIS no LBA na Amazônia (Visualizar)

 

Investigation Duration:   07/1998 - 12/2002

 
 

Participants:

Egidio Arai, INPE - Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais
Humberto Barbosa, Universidade Federal de Alagoas
Ana Paula Ferreira Carvalho, UnB - Universidade de Brasília
Fernando Del Bon Espírito-Santo, University of New Hampshire
Laerte Ferreira, Co-Investigator, UFG - LAPIG
Lyssa Delane Goins, University of Arizona
Alfredo R. Huete, US-PI, University of Arizona
Tomoaki Miura, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Piyachat Ratana, Dept. Soil Water Environmental Science
Edson Eyji Sano, Co-Investigator, EMBRAPA
Benjamin Laughran Schaub
David Lynn Schaub, University of Arizona
Kazuto Senga, University of Arizona
Yosio Edemir Shimabukuro, SA-PI, INPE - Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais

 

Research Sites:

Brasília

Pará Western (Santarém)

 

Training and Education Activities - Accomplished:

On-Site Training of South American Participants:

Year
Completed
Activity Description

2002  

  • Training on field measurements (fAPAR, LAI, %Cover, radiometry)

    During the fieldwork at the Brasilia National Park and Araguaia National Park, the doctoral students Ana Paula Ferreira (Universidade de Brasília) and Humberto Barbosa (Terrestrial Biophysics and Remote Sensing Lab) received training on field measurements.

 
 

Scheduled STI Site Visits:   more

 

Datasets/Posters Available as of 2014-04-02

Datasets (with related publications, if any)

LBA-ECO LC-06 MQUALS Products and Ground Biophysical Parameters

  1. Ferreira, L.G., H. Yoshioka, A. Huete, and E.E. Sano. 2003. Seasonal landscape and spectral vegetation index dynamics in the Brazilian Cerrado: An analysis within the Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA). Remote Sensing of Environment 87(4):534-550.
  2. Ferreira, L.G., H. Yoshioka, Y. Huete, and E.E. Sano. 2004. Optical characterization of the Brazilian savanna physiognomies for improved land cover monitoring of the cerrado biome: preliminary assessments from an airborne campaign over an LBA core site. Journal of Arid Environments 56(3):425-447.
  3. Ferreira, L.G., Huete, A.R., Yoshioka, H., and Sano, E.E., 2001, On the Use of the EOS - MODIS Vegetation Indices for Monitoring the Cerrado Region, Brazil: Insights and Perspectives. X Brazilian Remote Sensing Symposium, April 21-26, 2001, Foz do Iguacu, Parana, Brazil (CD-ROM version).
  4. Ferreira, L.G., Yoshioka, H., Huete, A., and Sano, E.E. 2000. Assessing the Use of the MODIS Vegetation Indices for Vegetation Mapping in the Brazilian Cerrado. First LBA Scientific Conference, Belem, Brazil.
  5. Ferreira, L.G., Yoshioka, H., Huete, A.R., and Sano, E.E., 2000, The Response of MODIS Vegetation Indices to the Brazilian Cerrado Seasonal Contrast: An Analysis within the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia, Abstract, EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union (Vol. 81, No. 48, p. 207).
  6. Huete, A., Didan, K., Shimabukuro, Y., Ferreira, L., and Sano, E.E. 2000. Regional Amazon Basin Analysis with MODIS Vegetation Indices: Early Results and Comparisons. First LBA Scientific Conference, Belem, Brazil.
  7. Huete, A., K. Didan, T. Miura, E.P. Rodriguez, X. Gao, and L.G. Ferreira. 2002. Overview of the radiometric and biophysical performance of the MODIS vegetation indices. Remote Sensing of Environment 83(1-2):195-213.
  8. Sano, E.E., Ferreira, L.G., and Huete, A.R., 2001, A Comparative Analysis on the Use of Optical and SAR Data for Monitoring the Brazilian Cerrado. X Brazilian Remote Sensing Symposium, April 21-26, 2001, Foz do Iguacu, Parana, Brazil.
  9. Yoshioka, H., Ferreira, L.G., Huete, A.R., Sano, E.E., and Shimabukuro, Y., 2000, Validation Strategy of Vegetation Indices from Satellite-Based Sensors over two LBA Core Sites, Abstract, EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union (Vol. 81, No. 48, p. 242).


 

Publications:

Ferreira LG, Yoshioka H, Huete A, Sano EE. (2000) Assessing the Use of the MODIS Vegetation Indices for Vegetation Mapping in the Brazilian Cerrado. .

Ferreira LG, Yoshioka H, Huete AR, Sano EE. (2000) The Response of MODIS Vegetation Indices to the Brazilian Cerrado Seasonal Contrast: An Analysis within the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia. (abstract) American Geophysical Union, 81.

Yoshioka H, Ferreira LG, Huete AR, Sano EE, Shimabukuro Y. (2000) Validation Strategy of Vegetation Indices from Satellite-Based Sensors over two LBA Core Sites. (abstract) American Geophysical Union, 81.

Ferreira LG, Huete AR, Yoshioka H, Sano EE. (2001) On the Use of the EOS - MODIS Vegetation Indices for Monitoring the Cerrado Region, Brazil: Insights and Perspectives. .

Miura T, Huete AR, Yoshioka H, Holben BN. (2001) An error and sensitivity analysis of atmospheric resistant vegetation indices derived from dark target-based atmospheric correction. Remote Sensing of Environment, 78, 284-298. (abstract)

Huete A, Didan K, Miura T, Rodriguez EP, Gao X, Ferreira LG. (2002) Overview of the radiometric and biophysical performance of the MODIS vegetation indices. Remote Sensing of Environment, 83, 195-213. (abstract)

Ferreira LG, Yoshioka H, Huete A, Sano EE. (2003) Seasonal landscape and spectral vegetation index dynamics in the Brazilian Cerrado: An analysis within the Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA). Remote Sensing of Environment, 87, 534-550. (abstract)

Ferreira LG, Yoshioka H, Huete Y, Sano EE. (2004) Optical characterization of the Brazilian savanna physiognomies for improved land cover monitoring of the cerrado biome: preliminary assessments from an airborne campaign over an LBA core site. Journal of Arid Environments, 56, 425-447. (abstract)

 

Matrix of Publications-Datasets:  more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other Research Teams:

CD-01  -  CD-02  -  CD-03  -  CD-04  -  CD-05  -  CD-06  -  CD-07  -  CD-08  -  CD-09  -  
CD-10  -  CD-11  -  CD-12  -  CD-14  -  CD-15  -  CD-17  -  CD-18  -  CD-30  -  CD-31  -  
CD-32  -  CD-33  -  CD-34  -  CD-35  -  CD-36  -  CD-37  -  CD-40  -  CD-41  -  LC-01  -  
LC-02  -  LC-03  -  LC-04  -  LC-05  -  LC-07  -  LC-08  -  LC-09  -  LC-10  -  LC-11  -  
LC-12  -  LC-13  -  LC-14  -  LC-15  -  LC-16  -  LC-21  -  LC-22  -  LC-23  -  LC-24  -  
LC-30  -  LC-31  -  LC-32  -  LC-33  -  LC-34  -  LC-35  -  LC-36  -  LC-37  -  LC-38  -  
LC-39  -  ND-01  -  ND-02  -  ND-03  -  ND-04  -  ND-06  -  ND-07  -  ND-08  -  ND-09  -  
ND-10  -  ND-11  -  ND-30  -  ND-31  -  PC-30  -  TG-01  -  TG-02  -  TG-03  -  TG-04  -  
TG-05  -  TG-06  -  TG-07  -  TG-08  -  TG-09  -  TG-10  -  TG-30  -  TG-31  -  TG-32

 


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